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U.S. Nuclear Reactors

Reactor:
Millstone Unit 3
Location:

Waterford, Connecticut
Local population: 139,205 (10-mile radius)

Type:

Pressurized Water Reactor

Status:

Operating
Licensed to operate from 01/31/86-11/25/45

Owner:

Dominion Generation

Safety Issues:

Groundwater Leaks Reported, Year Plus Outages


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Related Links & Documents

09/18/2006   UCS documented the factors leading to the year-plus reactor outage that began in March 1996 in this case study for our Walking a Nuclear Tightrope report.  See details | Download the pdf (1.5 kb)

04/18/2005   UCS explained an event where an electronic card in a control circuit – a computer glitch – caused the reactor to be shut down and subsequent equipment problems complicated matters.